Birmingham Poppy Day

Members of the Royal British Legion have joined military bands in Birmingham’s Victoria Square ahead of this year’s Poppy Appeal throughout the city for Birmingham’s first Poppy Day, part of the charity’s Poppy Appeal 2013.

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Army commander: 'Poppies support veterans and wounded'

Brigadier Gerhard Wheeler, who is the army regional commander for the West Midlands, told ITV News Central what he believes the meaning of the poppy is.

He was in Birmingham today as members of the Royal British Legion were joined by the armed forces to launch this year’s Poppy Appeal.

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